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Social Media Roundup: We all deserve some Assurance

May 04, 2018 · 14 min read
Assurance

For many weeks now, popular Nigerian musician Davido has been showing off his girlfriend Chioma. He took it up a notch this week when Chioma celebrated her 23rd birthday on May 1. As a birthday gift to her, Davido released a song titled Assurance in her honour and bought her a Porsche that reportedly costs $45 million.

Davido, Chioma, Assurance and Porsche became insant hot topics on social media. The following day, Davido released the visuals to the song. Watch it below.

Here are a few reactions

https://twitter.com/Highchief_uno/status/991712572675182593

https://twitter.com/Awesome_Patt/status/991762751449108480

https://twitter.com/sir_smileey/status/991699983006085120

https://twitter.com/OlabisiOa/status/991554360567128064

https://twitter.com/AdesijiBlessing/status/991442966274289665

Lessons to learn

https://twitter.com/solaadio/status/991718398596931585

https://twitter.com/newscantell/status/991290878173081600

What people think about Assurance

https://twitter.com/effalixumab/status/991657054732455936

https://twitter.com/SemilooreAkoni/status/991581553670148097

https://twitter.com/datGuyKOFO/status/991309258741428225

Davido VS Cristiano Ronaldo

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/lifeofayodotun/status/991677554305257472

https://twitter.com/TWEETORACLE/status/991904221455929344

https://twitter.com/YEMZYKING/status/991943612551323648

https://twitter.com/OlabisiOa/status/991364074679218176

Within 24 hours of its release, the video got over 1 million views on YouTube.

If Davido isn’t a smart businessman, then I don’t know who is. Read on for other interesting topics on social media this week.

President Buhari in the White House

On Monday this week, President Buhari arrived the American White House for a meeting with President Donal Trump.

Here are some of Nigerians’ reactions to the events that took place.

https://twitter.com/OneTribeMag/status/991020947099541504

This picture of President Buhari and Donald Trump had everyone talking

https://twitter.com/KelvinOdanz/status/991004385881796609

https://twitter.com/nnay_eeeee/status/991010833269514240

https://twitter.com/datGuyKOFO/status/991054902360248321

https://twitter.com/omoissy/status/991027456730718209

https://twitter.com/KobokoGCFR/status/991036782195159040

“Herdsmen do not carry AK 47s”

While at the White House, President Buhari reportedly said Fulani herdsmen do not carry guns. This triggered many Nigerians.

https://twitter.com/nlitvin/status/991042812505350144

Other reactions

Where’s our President?

After his trip to Washington DC, President Buhari was expected to return back to Nigeria. Instead, he had an unscheduled “technical” stopover in London leaving Nigerians speculating the reason for his detour.

According to the Presidency, the stopover was to refuel and repair the presidential jet. Read more about it here.

The Codeine Epidemic

This week, BBC Africa released a documentaty on the abuse of codeine by young Nigerians especially in the north. Watch the video below.

It’s this bad

https://twitter.com/drizzyposh25_/status/991617247427858432?s=19

https://twitter.com/shawttynatt/status/991565779652022272?s=19

The Federal government bans codeine in Nigeria

https://twitter.com/newscantell/status/992046645842989056?s=19

https://twitter.com/SirWoley/status/991408497224048642?s=19

https://twitter.com/Naijadailyfeed/status/991435673759600640?s=19

Other reactions

https://twitter.com/the_olabode/status/991408809246642178?s=19

Shame on Nigerian media houses

https://twitter.com/Harri_Obi/status/991233777362927616?s=19

Someone wrote a piece on the major takeaway from the documentary. Read it here.

Adekunle Gold and Nollywood

Popular singer Adekunle Gold in an Instagram Story rant calls out a Nollywood director for using his song in a movie without asking for permission. Watch the video below.

Here are a few reactions

https://twitter.com/thepamilerin/status/991714660310282241?s=19

https://twitter.com/ms_zaynab/status/991792198013341698?s=19

Nigerians taking shots at Nollywood movies

https://twitter.com/ogbeni_opa/status/991693864527368193?s=19

https://twitter.com/iamSteveOla/status/991020161988792321?s=19

https://twitter.com/Ali_McHenri/status/991722892080631809?s=19

Read more here.

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